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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Looking for ways to celebrate St. Patty's Day in D.C. Va. or Md.? Here are the ins and the outs to make the most of the Irish holiday whether you're with friends, family, or planning to make the most of your day alone.


Shamrock Fest 2014 at RFK Stadium

Date: Saturday, March 22, 2014, 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

Location: RFK Stadium, 2400 E. Capitol St. NE Washington, DC

Tickets: $29.99 plus service fee of $7.14/ Children under 12 are free

The Shamrock Fest is the perfect celebration for your family and friends with activities and fun for everyone. Enjoy a wide variety of music, including Irish Punk, Celtic Rock, Folk and straight up Irish party bands on the Irish Main stage. Get a taste of Ireland with Irish dancers, fiddlers, bagpipers, and the "Shamrock Pub Games"

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Washington, DC St. Patrick's Day Parade

Date: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Location: Along constitution Avenue 7th to 17th Streets NW, DC

Tickets: $15 (grandstand) 

Enjoy a variety of activities at the DC St. Patrick's Day Parade, including everything from floats, marching bands to pipe bands. Celebrate the Irish festival with the entire community, including the military, police and fire departments. 

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Gaithersburg Saint Patrick's Day Parade

Date: Saturday, March 15, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

If you're looking to celebrate the green holiday in the Gaithersburg area, get out and enjoy the Gaithersburg parade, marching band, and live music and activities until 1 p.m. 

Find out more about the parade by checking out: http://on.wusa9.com/O2ukbv 


Manassas St. Patrick's Day Parade

Date: Saturday, March 15, 11 a.m.

Location: Old Town Manassas

Head over to Old Town Manassas Saturday to see local and regional groups taking part in Irish dance, bag piping and drumming away in the parade. The fun doesn't stop at the parade. Take a trip to the shops, taverns and pubs to show your Irish spirit. 

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Pub Crawls

Shamrock Crawl 

Date: Saturday, March 15, 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

Location: Arlington 

Tickets:  $15, $20 at the door

Beer lovers, celebrate the day at some of Arlington's most popular bars Saturday, including Mister Days, Hunan One, American Tap Room, Sobe, Wilson Tavern, Bracket Room, Hard Times Cafe and more. Bar hop all day and have fun with thousands of other people. 

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Saint Paddy's PubCrawl Washington DC

Date: Friday- Sunday, March 14, 15, 16

Celebrate the Irish way for three days straight at the Saint Paddy's PubCrawl Washington event. Start Friday night with the Happy Hour Saint Paddy's PubCrawl, join in Saturday at the Luck of the Irish St. Patrick's Day PubCrawl and don't miss out Sunday, the most anticipated day: The official St. Patrick's Day PubCrawl. 

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St Patrick's Day PubCrawl Baltimore 

If you're in the Baltimore area and not too keen on sticking to one pub for the celebration filled with beer and more beer, then the Baltimore PubCrawl is right up your alley. Drink at some of the best pubs in town, including the DogWatch Tavern, The Point in Fells, John Stevens LTD, Riptide By The Way, The Admirals Cup, Todd Conners, and Waterfront Hotel.

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Fado Irish Pub

Date: Monday, March 17,  8 a.m.

Location:  808 7th St NW Washington, DC

Visit: http://on.wusa9.com/1ieBqEX 


Shamrocks & Shenanigans

Date: Saturday, March 15,  11 a.m. to 2 a.m.

Location: 19th and M St. NW, Washington, DC


Shamrock Beer Bash

Date: Saturday, March 15,  1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

Location: 130 N St. SE, Washington DC

Visit: http://shamrockbeerbash.com/#!/


The Dubliner

Date: Saturday, March 15, 2 p.m. and Monday, March 17, 10 a.m. 

Location: 520 N. Capitol St. NW Washington, DC

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Shaw's Tavern

Date:Sunday, March 15, 10 a.m.

Location: 520 Florida Ave NW Washington, DC 

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Logan Tavern

Date: Monday, March 17

Location: 1423 P St. NW Washington, DC

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Daniel O'Connell's

Date: Monday, March 17 all day

Location: 112 King Street, Alexandria, Va. 

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O'Faolain's Irish Pub

Date: Sunday, March 16, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m./ 9 p.m. Monday, March 17, 8 a.m, to 10 a.m/ 11 a.m. to midnight

Location: 20921 Davenport Dr., Sterling Va.

Visit: http://on.wusa9.com/1gamjY3 


Old Brogue Irish Pub

Date: Sunday, March 16, 4 p.m./6 p.m. Monday March 17, 10 a.m. 

Location: 760-C Walker Rd. Great Falls, Va.

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McFadden's Restaurant and Saloon

Date: Saturday, March 15, 10 a.m. 

Location: 2401 Pennsylvania Ave NW

Visit: http://on.wusa9.com/1fvyNOA 


Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club

Date: Monday, March 17, 7:30 p.m.

Location: 7719 Wisconsin Avenue

Visit: http://www.bethesdabluesjazz.com


Other Irish Bars


Location: 2609 24th Street, NW Washington, DC

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Flanagan's Harp and Fiddle

Location: 4844 Cordell Ave. Bethesda, Md.

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Location: 713 King Street, Alexandria, Va.   

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Galway Bay Irish Restaurant

Location: 63 Maryland Ave., Annapolis, Md. 


Ireland's Four Courts

Location: 2051 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Va. 

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Location: 2915 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Va. 

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The Dubliner

Location: 4 F St. NW, Washington, DC

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McFadden's Restaurant and Saloon

Date: Saturday, March 15, 10 a.m. 

Location: 2401 Pennsylvania Ave NW

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Molly Malone's

Location: 713 8th St SE, Washington, DC


Nanny O'briens Irish Pub

Location: 3319 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 

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P. Brennan's Irish Pub and Restaurant 

Location: 2910 Columbia Pike, Arlington, Va. 

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Samuel Beckett's Irish Gastro Pub 

Location: 2800 S Randolph St., Arlington Va. 

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Duffy's Irish Restaurant and Pub

Location: 2106 Vermont Ave NW Washington, DC

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James Hoban's Irish Restaurant and Bar

Location: 1 Dupont Circle NW, Washington, DC

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Kelly's Irish Times 

Location: 14 F St NW, Washington, DC

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Ireland's Own Restaurant and Pub

Location: 111 N. Pitt St. Alexandria, Va.


Kate's Irish Pub

Location: 6131 Backlick Rd., Springfield, Va.


McGinty's Public House

Location: 911 Ellsworth Dr., Silver Spring, Md.  

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The Limerick Pub

Location: 11301 Elkin St. Wheaton, Md. 

Visit: http://on.wusa9.com/1fr6tZ0 


The Irish Channel 

Location: 1053 Rt. 3 North, Gambrills, Md. 


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